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What exactly is gastric stasis?

What exactly  is gastric stasis?

Poor emptying: The stomach (gastric) emptys its contents into the duodenum, and this area may be narrowed due to scarring (peptic ulcer), congenital problems. The stomach wall should be able to squeeze the contents into the duodenum, but sometimes the stomach just lies there(gastoparesis) as seen in diabetes. The result is poor emptying of the stomach contents: gastric stasis. ...Read more

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If some of the steroid/anesthetic of epidurals coated the nerves that innervate the l intestine or other organs, could gastric stasis result?

If some of the steroid/anesthetic of epidurals coated the nerves that innervate the l intestine or other organs, could gastric stasis result?

Epidurals and ileus: Nerves innervating the large intestine arise from the mid thorax and so a lumbar epidural steroid injection i unlikely to affect those nerves. Even if some did get distributed, it would result in better GI motility. ...Read more

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Do hypno gastric bands really work?

Lots: You need an evaluation to see why and which issue and to treat it. I am sorry. ...Read more

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I am suffering from gastric problem please suggest?

I am suffering from gastric problem please suggest?

Gastric problem: Please send more detailed information so we can help you with your problem. ...Read more

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Would gastric by pass be ok for someone with gastroporesis?

Yes : That is not the reason to do a gastric bypass, but it is not a contraindication. There are pharamacological treatments for gastroparesis (and even a pacemaker.) a gastric bypass as I am sure you know is only done for morbid obesity. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a gastric attack?

??: Hi, what do you mean by Gastric attack? The ulcer? GERD? Gastritis? ...Read more

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Bp increase due to gastric poblem and later left armnumbness?

Bp increase due to gastric poblem and later left armnumbness?

Blood Pressure: Your answer with sequence of events is not clear. In case if you are having pain in the stomach area, followed by high blood pressure or left arm numbness then you have to see your pcp or cardiologist to rule out any blocks in the heart arteries. In majority of diabetic population heart pain presents are stomach pain. Any kind of pain increases blood pressure. ...Read more

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Had gastric by pass 13 yrs ago and i still get sick?

Had gastric by pass 13 yrs ago and i still get sick?

What are you asking?: What are you experiencing that suggests "mal"-digestion is present? You question will be better answered if we can hear from you: 1) your bowel habits (have these changed)?; 2) food intolerances noted; 3) unwanted weight loss/gain?; 4) co-morbidties (are you diabetic, on medications that alter digestion)?; 5) appetite/fullness; 6) bleeding; 7) symptoms that cause you to feel digestion is impaired? ...Read more

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I would like to have some advice for someone with gastric problems?

GI issues: Please re-ask and be more specific about what you would like to know. For an in-depth discussion consider discussing with your medical provider or asking a provider on Healthtap Prime or Concierge. ...Read more